Below is a list of frequently asked questions about Armstrong, Ontario. If you have further questions about visiting Sunset Country such as crossing the US/Canada border, items you can or can't bring into Canada, fishing & hunting licenses and types of accommodations, please visit the Sunset Country FAQs page. If you have further questions about traveling in Armstrong and Northwestern Ontario, please contact us at the Ontario's Sunset Country Travel Association. We can be reached toll free at 1-800-665-7567 or locally at 807-468-5853 or you can email us your questions.
Sunset Country is located in the Northwest corner of Ontario, Canada. We are bordered to the south by Minnesota and to the west by Manitoba. Our eastern border is just west of Thunder Bay.
Morson is located about 35 miles (less than 60 kms) north of the Canada/USA border, at the end of a beautiful winding asphalt road. To reach Morson from the United States, you can cross at the Baudette, MN/Rainy River, ON border crossing or at the International Falls, MN/Fort Frances, ON border crossing. From Baudette, its quite simple, take the toll free bridge into Rainy River and go east on Highway 11 to Sleeman. At Sleeman, take Highway 621 north to Morson on Lake of the Woods. From International Falls, cross the bridge into Fort Frances and head west on Highway 11 to Sleeman. At Sleeman, take a right onto Highway 621 north to Morson.
Sunset Country is less than a day’s drive from many US Midwest cities. All main highways and roads in Sunset Country are paved. From the United States, there are three border crossings – at International Falls, Minnesota, Baudette, Minnesota and at Pigeon River. If you are flying a major airline, you can fly into Winnipeg, Manitoba or Thunder Bay, Ontario. Mesaba Airlines (a Northwest Airlink affiliate) flies into International Falls, MN. If you fly into an airport, you can rent a car or van or use a shuttle service to get to Morson.
Morson does not have an airport. If you are flying a major airline, you can fly into Winnipeg, Manitoba or Thunder Bay, Ontario. Mesaba Airlines (a Northwest Airlink affiliate) flies into International Falls, MN. You can fly into Fort Frances if you are on a private plane. If you fly into an airport, you can rent a car or van or use a shuttle service to get to Morson.
Speed limits are posted in kilometers. Speed limits on the main highways in the area usually 90 km/hour or 55 mph. Please follow the posted speed limits and watch for wildlife.
You can order a Free Travel Guide & Map of Sunset Country, which has a large pull-out map that shows all of Northwest Ontario (Accommodations & Lodging are dotted on the area map.) You can purchase maps of the area at www.canadamapsales.com. Hydrographic Charts, Angling Maps and Topographical Maps are available. You can also phone Canada Map Sales 1-877-627-7226 to find out which maps are available for the lakes you will be visiting.
Here's the average temperature in the Morson area.
Here's the current weather in Morson.